Recorded in spring 1981 during a break on the Boy Tour, Fire was originally released as the first single from U2’s second studio album ‘October’ in July of that year, with J Swallow as the B-side. This 40th-anniversary picture disc vinyl edition features both Fire and J Swallow on Side A, plus two live recordings of Fire on Side B. The first is from Werchter Festival in Belgium in July 1982, the second is taken from a BBC recording at the Hammersmith Palais, London in December 1982. All tracks have been newly remastered.
4 track 12” EP, cut at 45 rpm.
Picture disc pressing. Side A features ‘fire’ imagery. Side B features a full-colour band photo taken by Martyn Goddard in Notting Hill, London in 1979.
Transparent heavyweight PVC outer sleeve.
Sticker with credits.
A2. J Swallow
B1. Fire (Live At Werchter, Belgium, July 1982)
B2. Fire (Live At Hammersmith Palais, London, December 1982)
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country: UK, Europe & US
Style: Pop Rock
Island Records, UMC